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CSULB and campus police team up to combat car overflow

Mackenzie Martin, Staff Writer

September 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, News, Today

Welcome to the fall 2015 “Parking Games,” where students whip through lots and stalk fellow students all in an effort to be crowned parking spot victor. In response to the rise in overcrowded parking lots, California State University, Long Beach partnered with the campus police to develop a parking plan to combat the school’s overcrowded lots and appease frustrated students. The parking plan consists of several...

Exchange students struggle to get full-time status

Collin James, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, Features, News

Before Marco Heid left Germany, the emails welcoming him to study abroad in California warned him that his first week would not be an easy one. But instead of struggling to crash a class or two, the Open University program only allowed Heid to enroll in classes on the first day of school, forcing him to crash every single course he wanted to take this semester. “When they sent emails to us before we came here, nine...

Chris Burnett becomes interim chair of CSULB’s theater department

Josh Kang, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

With the search for a permanent chair still ongoing, Chris Burnett, a longtime professor at California State University, Long Beach, has readily stepped in to fill the void left in the university’s theater department. Burnett, a former chair of the journalism department at CSULB, took over as interim chair at the start of the month. The Daily 49er spoke to Burnett about his new position, the crossover between departments...

Bike thieves roll less on campus as cyclists lock up

Valerie Osier, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News

Bicycle thieves may be finding it harder to spot “easy pickings” at bicycle racks on campus as University Police are taking extra measures to educate students. Sgt. Keith Caires of the University Police noticed a spike in bike thefts when he began working at CSULB in 2013 and began making efforts with his team to combat it. The measures included increasing foot patrols, educating students on locking up their bikes and...

CSULB shark expert to star in three-part PBS documentary.

CSULB shark expert to star in three-part PBS documentary.

Jordan Daniels, Staff Writer

August 31, 2015

Filed under Campus, Features, News, Today

A three-day special between BBC and PBS titled “Big Blue Live” will dive right into the choppy waters of shark research with Chris Lowe, director of California State University, Long Beach’s Shark...

GLAFMA exhibits student-artists and holds panel to discuss the Art industry.

GLAFMA exhibits student-artists and holds panel to discuss the Art industry.

August 31, 2015

  From a table at the front of the University Theater, seven artists stared out into a crowd of California State University, Long Beach students on Sunday as they discussed the aims and realities...

El Nino approaches the coast

El Nino approaches the coast

August 27, 2015

Despite the above average humidity levels indicating El Niño’s approach, California State University, Long Beach students and faculty have little to worry about as the storm nears, according to Gwen...

Sigma Pi member cited for disorderly conduct

Nicca Panggat, News Editor

August 27, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News, Today

California State University officials have asked campus fraternity Sigma Pi to stop any events until further notice, following a citizen’s arrest of one of its members. A Sigma Pi fraternity member at CSULB was cited for disturbing the peace early Sunday morning, according to the Long Beach Police Department. “The team in student affairs were made aware of the incident, and they have since contacted the fraternity...